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Cayman Islands Government
Noting that developments remain fluid, the Ministry of Financial Services gave local industry associations another update on Cayman's commitments in relation to the EU's assessment of jurisdictions' tax regimes.
Cayman Finance
In view of heightened socio-economic and political uncertainties in 2016, global economic activity during the year experienced a decline in the overall growth rate, from 3.4% in 2015 to 3.1%.
Cayman Finance
The Cayman Islands has long been regarded a world's premier global financial hub through client-centric market leadership in prominent financial services sectors, and long-standing relationships...
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands (Cayman) are home to a well-established and ever-growing domicile for private equity funds. This can be seen in the statistics issued by the Cayman Islands Registrar of Partnerships.
Maples and Calder
The reason Cayman has such a well-developed market for private equity funds is a result of its ability to complement onshore fund structures, specifically Delaware partnerships.
Cayman Islands Government
Minister for Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers, will be in Brussels for the week of 20 May, during which she will have meetings with EU officials, and speak on two panels that include OECD and EU participants.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Further to our Alert issued in January 2018 the Tax Information Authority of the Cayman Islands ("TIA") has now issued Guidance in respect of the Country-by-Country Reporting requirements ("CbCR").
Walkers
CLO market participants are once again finding themselves scrambling, this time to consider alternatives to the high probability of a financial industry without LIBOR.
Walkers
The Companies Law (2018 Revision) (the "Companies Law") imposes continuing obligations on all exempted companies, including those registered as mutual funds under section 4(3) of the Mutual Funds Law ...
Walkers
The main relevant requirements of the ELP Law are summarised below.
Maples and Calder
In this review, George Loutas provides an up-to-date summary of key legal and practical developments in the area of real estate law in the Cayman Islands ...
Maples and Calder
Further to our previous updates, the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation (the "DITC") issued an advisory dated 4 May 2018 (the "Advisory") announcing that the Country-by-Country Reporting Portal (the "CbCR Portal") is now available for Multinational Enterprise Groups (each an "MNE Group") to conduct their notification obligations to the DITC under the CbCR Regulations
Appleby
In December 2017 the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) issued updated Guidance Notes under the new Anti-Money Laundering Regulations, 2017 (AML Regulations) which came into force in October 2017.
Cayman Islands Government
Persons who have yet to register their charitable organisations under The Non-Profit Organisation Law can receive help with their application forms, ahead of the 31 July registration deadline.
Intertrust
Almost two thirds (64.5%) of institutional investors believe AI will be widely adopted in real estate by 2022
Ogier
All Cayman Islands companies and Cayman Islands limited liability companies (Companies) must make prescribed filings in accordance with Cayman's beneficial ownership Regime (Regime).
Cayman Islands Government
As of 16 April, there were 63 registered NPOs in the Cayman Islands.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Acquiring artworks, antiques, and other collectibles is a common pastime of private clients, for reasons that can vary greatly from profit-making to maintaining cultural ties, or simply as a general reflection of their interests
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In its decision in the matter of Shanda Games Limited, the CICA has gone a step further and altered the landscape against which fair value of the Dissenters shares is to be properly assessed in the future.
Intertrust
In an increasingly competitive landscape where shareholders value is high on the agenda, company management is constantly encouraged to evaluate their business strategies.
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Appleby
The Cayman Islands has a reputation as a leading and competitive international financial centre and keeps this reputation by maintaining a regulatory framework based on the highest international standards.
Appleby
The first quarter of 2018 has seen the Dow and NASDAQ pushing through record highs, increasing consumer confidence in the U.S. and Europe (excluding the UK) and the January ADP jobs report, the latest at the time of writing, showed private payrolls increasing by 49,000 (26.5%) more than expected.
Ogier
The Cayman Islands beneficial ownership regime (Regime) came into force on 1 July 2017. It establishes a secure, non-public centralised platform on which beneficial ownership information of in-scope companies (ISCs) must be maintained.
Appleby
New rules mean third-party litigation funding has become acceptable in the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong in certain instances, opening up new investment opportunities for the growing number of hedge fund operating in the space.
Harneys
One of the reasons why the Cayman Islands is a leading offshore jurisdiction is the flexibility of Cayman Islands companies law.
Campbells
In a Ruling that will be of interest to users of the Cayman courts, the Grand Court has ordered a Cayman fund in liquidation to pay as damages, the costs of foreign proceedings commenced in breach of contract ...
Harneys
The Cayman Islands government announced this week that the automatic exchange of information (AEOI) portal has re-opened, allowing Cayman Islands financial institutions to submit their 2017 FATCA and CRS returns.
Campbells
In response to the FATF recommendations to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and the financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, there have been significant changes to the anti-money...
Walkers
Cayman Islands trust law is based on a body of English law which has developed over many hundreds of years.
Maples and Calder
In JSC Mezhdunarodny Promyshlennniy Bank v Pugachev, Birss J gave judgment for the claimants on all three grounds relied on by them to establish that substantial assets.
Ogier
Some of the language used in the Guidance Notes created areas of uncertainty, particularly within the investment funds industry.
Ogier
As offshore funds counsel in the Cayman Islands, it may come as no surprise that, for me, 2017 has seen a distinct rise in requests to establish bespoke private equity and real estate funds for US managers ...
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